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> On 25 Jan 2002, at 15:03, Grant Callaghan wrote:
> > And if you havent' already, you can expect to hear the word "gate"
> > to Enron when the spectre of scandle reaches out from the company to the
> > policicians it helped alect to office. The old Watergate hotel has
> > a number of words to attach themselves to a number of presidents since
> > Nixon. I doubt Enron can escapt that fate any more than Whitewater in
> > Arkansas. In fact, I think I've seen one or two people use Enrongate
> > already in the opinion pages of the newspapers.
> Hm already 149 search entries in google and 930 in groups search.
> Let's see how this continues.
Strange this ! Strange affect !
We had a similar case in Belgium, Lernout and Hauspie, voice- compu-
ter technology. Maybe the names are too long, maybe the language
isn 't suitable, or maybe we lack the tradition to do such things.
I don 't know, we had our ' cases ', but I can 't recall that someone
ever tried to link those in a way you Americans do with Watergate,
Enongate and etc.
Maybe we haven 't found the proper word to start with...
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